Seagate Announces Innovators Workshop

Global manufacturing firm, Seagate, has announced an open innovation workshop, aimed at digital innovators, start-ups, small and medium sized, business experts and academics interested in developing innovative solutions to assist with digital manufacturing.

This is a unique opportunity for pioneering individuals and companies to work with a leading international manufacturing company, and with other digital innovators from across the UK.

The Seagate Pit Stop aim is to work with external digital innovators to help identify challenges and opportunities for optimising tooling performance, process efficiency and product quality in the context of Seagate's HDD ‘read/write' head manufacturing.

The first of its kind in Northern Ireland the Pit Stop is the latest event as part of an ambitious programme of activities from Digital Catapult Northern Ireland.
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The Pit Stop, supported by the Department and Invest Northern Ireland, will bring together a global organisation working in digital manufacturing with high calibre innovators to share knowledge, create valuable connections and solve specific problems. Run over two days the series of workshops and debates are designed to strengthen the culture of innovation and drive collaboration among the brightest digital innovators, digital experts and applied researchers.

Focusing on digital manufacturing, the Seagate Pit Stop will be of value to companies and individuals working across a range of technologies including Artificial Intelligence: IoT; data visualisation, data infrastructure: and modelling and simulation.

Applicants are invited to apply by the 05 May 2017 with the Pit Stop taking place on 13 and 14 June at the Seagate Technology (Ireland) Springtown Facility and the City Hotel Derry.


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